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Title: Seniors who gamble : a summary review of the literature 2003
Authors: Munro, Brenda
Cox-Bishop, Marlene
McVey, Wayne
Munro, Gordon
Keywords: Gambling -- Alberta;Older people -- Recreation -- Alberta
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Alberta Gaming Research Institute
Abstract: The following summary review of the literature provides descriptive and critical commentary on key writing related to important themes in the literature about gambling among the elderly. The themes include literature about the demographics of seniors who gamble; the factors that influence seniors’ gambling behavior; the consequences of seniors’ gambling behavior; and the marketing strategies that target seniors. An overview and discussion of the research methodologies employed to gather and interpret data in the literature about seniors who gamble are also provided. The last two sections of the review consist of an annotated bibliography of 153 references as well as an annotated list of 51 Internet resources about seniors and gambling.
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